50 events to go to for Regency Enthusiasts in 2020 (Jan-May)

Dear Regency Enthusiast
Schedule your Regency year 2020! There are plenty of events related to the Regency period and the Georgian Age to enjoy. I have compiled a selection of more than events announced in Britain, Europe, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA.

January to March

Two Last Nights! Show Business in Georgian Britain
Until 5 January 2020
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AZ
https://foundlingmuseum.org.uk/events/two-last-nights/

James Keir (1735-1820): Industry, Innovation and the Lunar Society
10 January 2020
College Hall, 21 The Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7LD
https://www.erasmusdarwin.org/events/category/lunar-lectures-2020/

Tea Dance
Dress up in your Georgian finery and join
12 January 2020
Lion Ballroom, Leominster
https://www.earlymusicworcs.org/events/tea-dance-at-the-lion-ballroom-leominster/

Disrupt? Peterloo and Protest (exhibition)
until 23 February 2020
People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3ER
https://www.visitmanchester.com/whats-on/disrupt-peterloo-and-protest-p409761

George IV’s armoury (special visit to exhibition)
Thursday, 23 Jan 2020
The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA
https://www.rct.uk/event/george-ivs-armoury-01-2020#/

Jane Austen Evening
25 January 2020
Pasadena Masonic Lodge in Pasadena, California
http://janeaustenevening.org/

Jane Austen Society Study Day 2020: Jane Austen’s Manuscripts
8 February 2020
Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Woburn Suite, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
https://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/jane-austen-study-day-2020

Mount Dora Jane Austen Fest
Step back into the Regency Era, through Workshops, Speakers, Entertainment, Tea Time, Jane Austen Dinner, Friday Night Soirée, Vendors
7 – 9 February 2020
Mount Dora, Florida FL 32756
https://janeaustenfest.com/

Emma (comedy-drama)
directed by Autumn de Wilde, written by Eleanor Catton. Staring Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn and Bill Nighy.
In the movies from 14 February 2020 (UK), 21 February 2020 (USA), 27 February 2020 (Germany)
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mdyblatnhds

Law in the Regency Era
with attorney James Nagle and historian Walter Nelson.
29 February 29 2020
UCLA Faculty Center, 480 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles, CA 90024
https://jasnasw.com/events/

Man Up! (exhibition)
Chawton House’s 2020 exhibition highlights the lives of eighteenth century women who stepped outside of traditional female roles, risking physical perils and public outrage in disguising themselves as men
2 March – 30 December 2020
Chawton House, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ
https://chawtonhouse.org/whats-on/?pno=2

Conference: George IV, ‘The First Gentleman of Europe’
6 Mar 2020
The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA
https://www.rct.uk/event/conference-george-iv-the-first-gentleman-of-europe-03-2020#/

Looking for kings and clues: A Regency quiz (special visit to exhibition)
6 March 2020
The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA
https://www.rct.uk/event/looking-for-kings-and-clues-a-regency-quiz-03-2020#/

Victoria and Albert: Our Lives in Watercolour (exhibition)
7 Mar 2020 – 31 May 2020
Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Museum, Lichfield St, Wolverhampton, WV1 1DU
https://www.rct.uk/whatson/event/914089/Victoria-and-Albert

Turner, peintures et aquarelles de la Tate (exhibition)
a big retrospective of work by Joseph Mallord William
13 March – 20 July 2020.
Musée Jacquemart-André, 158 boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris 8 / France
https://www.musee-jacquemart-andre.com/

Jane Austen: A Life in Letters
With Dr Shirley Jones
14th March 2020
University of Liverpool, 126 Mount Pleasant, 126 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L69 3GR
https://payments.liv.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/continuing-education/saturday-activities/jane-austen-a-life-in-letters-saturday-14th-march-930am400pm

Book club: Jane Austen’s Emma (special visit to exhibition)
17 March 2020
The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA
https://www.rct.uk/event/book-club-jane-austens-emma-03-2020#/

The Great Waterloo Controversy
Gareth Glover outlines his contribution to the long-standing debate over which regiments defeated the Imperial Guard during the ‘crisis’ of Waterloo.
20 March 2020, 11.30am
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4HT
https://www.nam.ac.uk/whats-on/great-waterloo-controversy

April to May

Stories of art, module 5: 1700–1840
Explore the art of Romanticism and the Enlightenment including the paintings of Ingres, Gericault and Turner.
1 April – 6 May 2020, on 6 Wednesdays
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/events/course-stories-of-art-module-five-1700-1840

Brass, Steel and Fire (exhibition)
See the original Rocket and journey through a great age of innovation when vicars, lace-makers and miners brought their own miniature locomotives to life.
until 13 April 2020
National Railway Museum, Gallery, Station Hall, Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ
https://www.railwaymuseum.org.uk/whats-on/brass-steel-and-fire

Jane Austen Festival Australia
17 – 19 April 2020
Albert Hall, Canberra, Australia
https://www.xpobuzz.com/jane-austen-festival-australia

Der Große Jane Austen Ball
18 April 2020
Orangerie, Ansbach, Germany
http://www.jane-austen-dances.de/austen-1.html

Pride & Prejudice Spring Ball
18 April 2020
Fairmont Empress 721 Government Street Victoria, BC, V8W 1W5, Canada
https://www.prideandprejudiceball.ca/events/2020/04/18/pride-prejudice-ball-victoria

JAFA 2020: A 19th Century Dance & Costume Weekend
18 April – 19 April 2020,
208 Cotter Road, Weston, ACT, 2611, Australia
https://events.eventzilla.net/e/jafa-2020-a-19th-century-dance–costume-weekend-2138753186?resp=on&dateid=2138476622

Architecture in George IV’s London (special visit to exhibition)
25 Apr 2020
The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA
https://www.rct.uk/event/architecture-in-george-ivs-london-04-2020#/

George IV: Art & Spectacle (exhibition)
Until 4 May 2020 (on selected days)
The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA
https://www.rct.uk/collection/themes/exhibitions/george-iv-art-spectacle/the-queens-gallery-buckingham-palace

Königin-Louise-Ball
9 May 2020
Schloss Friedrichsfelde, Am Tierpark 125, 10319 Berlin
https://period.dance/balle/

Summer Pride & Prejudice Ball 2020
16th May 2020
Worcester Guildhall, High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY
https://www.earlymusicworcs.org/events/summer-pride-prejudice-ball-2020/

Jane Austen: The French Connection
A concert of music for voice, harp and cello from Jane Austen’s manuscript music books.
16 May 2020
The Reading Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide, LOT 1207 North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/jane-austen-the-french-connection-tickets-74363654693

Banks and Solander: celebrating 250 years of botanical friends
Conference will be video streamed to the UK
22 May 2020
Brisbane, Australia
https://friendsbotanicgardens.org/conferences/upcoming-conferences

The London Regency Ball
30 May 2020
Dancing led by Mrs Bennet’s Ballroom, music by Green Ginger.
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
https://www.facebook.com/events/329339267820802/

Monarchy and Politics in Jane Austen’s time
30 May 2020
St. Andrew’s on the Terrace, 30 The Terrace, Wellington, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/monarchy-and-politics-in-jane-austens-time-tickets-80167540271

Article by Anna M. Thane, author of the novel
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